The leather goods trade show closed just before the coronavirus outbreak hit Milan and exhibitors urged to rethink the supply chain.
Plus, Rosa Halpern’s bespoke, cool-girl leather brand expands into new fashion categories.
The Italian luxury group is already seeing positive trends in full-price sales as it reports growing profits and revenues in the first six months of the year.
A second half expected to be in line with the first half, concerns over the Hong Kong protests, and a lack of significant improvements worried analysts, despite the company’s increase in sales and profitability in the period and the first signs of a turnaround.
The Florence-based company saw its core footwear and leather goods categories post gains and expects the second half of the year to be in line with the first.
A new 64,583 square-foot unit located near Vicenza in the Veneto region will bow by the end of 2020.